Smart contracts have been around for a few years, but it's only recently that their true value to business owners and legal professionals has become well-known. As self-executing contracts, they make it possible to eliminate the need for intermediaries in contract negotiations, while at the same time creating a document that is infinitely distributable and verifiable. The information in this book will give you a basic understanding of smart contracts, both in terms of the underlying systems and how they can be utilized in your daily life. In many ways, smart contracts represent the future of e-commerce and have the potential to revolutionize the legal industry worldwide. By getting a head start on understanding and utilizing these systems, you can position your business—and yourself—at the cutting edge of legal technology.